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NPA Points to Flawed Thinking in USPSTF Report on Dietary Supplements

Washington, D.C.—The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined there is “insufficient evidence” that taking multivitamins, paired supplements, or single supplements can...

Avocados Linked to Lower CVD Risk

Dallas, TX—A large, prospective study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has linked eating two or more servings of avocados a...
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Study: Cranberries May Improve Heart Health

London, United Kingdom—A double blind randomized controlled trial published in Food & Function revealed that men who consumed cranberries daily were at lower risk...
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COSMOS Trial Results: Cocoa Supplementation Shows Promise for CVD

Cocoa extract supplements may reduce cardiovascular death by 27%, according to the results of the COSMOS Trial, which looked at cocoa extract supplementation and...

Olive Oil Consumption Associated With Lower CVD Risk

Consuming more than 7g of olive oil per day, or a little over half a tablespoon, is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease...

2022 Heart Health Update

"Cardiovascular disease, a variety of conditions that affect the heart, is the world’s number one health threat,” says Trisha Sugarek MacDonald, BS, MS, Sr....
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Omega-3 Index, Smoking Equal Predictors of CVD

Sioux Falls, SD—A new paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that a low Omega-3 Index (O3I) is just as powerful...

Study Links Statins with Vitamin K Deficiency, Vascular Calcification

Oslo, Norway, and East Brunswick, NJ—A new study is adding to the evidence that statins may enhance calcium accumulation in the arterial wall by...

The Dream Team for Cardiovascular and Bone Health

Q1. How are cardiovascular, bone and oral health connected? For over 80 years, cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been the leading cause of death for men,...
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Bacteria Associated with Animal-Based Foods Could Help Prevent CVD

Corvallis, OR—Oregon State University researchers have found that a type of gut bacteria sometimes associated with inflammation, abscesses, bowel disease, and cancer has a...